After the Genome A Language for Our Biotechnological Future
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Publisher: Baylor University Press
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Biotechnological advancements during the last half-century have forced humanity to come to grips with the possibility of a post-human future. The ever-evolving opinions about how society should anticipate this biotechnological frontier demand a language that will describe our new future and discuss its ethics.After the Genomebrings together expert voices from the realms of ethics, rhetoric, religion, and science to help lead complex conversations about end-of-life care, the relationship between sin and medicine, and the protection of human rights in a post-human world.With chapters on the past and future of the science-warfare narrative, the rhetoric of care and its effect on those More...
Nancy M. P. King , JD, is Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy and Internal Medicine, School of Medicine and Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society and the Master of Arts in Bioethics Program at Wake Forest University. Her scholarship addresses a range of bioethics issues, including: informed consent in health care and research; medical decisions at the beginning and end of life; the development and use of experimental technologies; preclinical and animal research; international and cross-cultural questions in human subjects research; benefit and uncertainty in human subjects research; and ethical issues in large-scale More...
|Editors' Introduction: A Language for Our Biotechnological Future: Rhetoric, Religion, Science, and Ethics|
|Faith in Science: Professional and Public Discourse on Regenerative Medicine|
|From Arrowsmith to Atwood: How Did We Come to Disrespect Science?|
|The "Warfare" of Science and Religion and Science's Ethical Profile|
|Is There a Human Nature? An Argument against Modern Excarnation|
|Crossing Frontiers of Science: Trespassing into a Godless Space or Fulfilling Our Manifest Destiny?|
|The Angels and Devils of Representing Prozac|
|"Leave Your Medicine Outside": Bioethics, Spirituality, and the Rhetoric of Appalachian Serpent Handlers|
|Biovaluable Stories and a Narrative Ethics of Reconfigurable Bodies|
|Blacks and the Language of Their Biotechnological Future|
|Bioethics, Economism, and the Rhetoric of Technological Innovation|
|Technologies of the Self at the End of Life: Pastoral Power and the Rhetoric of Advance Care Planning|
|Suffering and the Rhetoric of Care|
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